Child Custody

Child Custody

Is parental substance abuse harming your child?

Although they can be incredibly resilient, children are also extraordinarily fragile. To thrive, they need a safe home environment where they are loved and supported, and some routine doesn’t hurt either. But the sad reality is that far too many children are subjected...

Understanding child custody arrangements

When a couple decides to divorce and they have children, they will need to decide on a custody arrangement. There are two types of child custody, legal and physical custody. Legal custody allows a parent to make important decisions for the child about their education,...

Can I get sole child custody in Michigan?

When a Michigan couple decides their only option is to get a divorce it has often been quite a process to get to this stage. A divorce is not an easy decision and can affect every aspect of a person’s life. There are many issues that a couple needs to work through in...

Is domestic violence exposure harming your child?

As we’ve discussed previously on the blog, there are many factors that go into a best interests determination as it pertains to child custody. That’s why when you have to deal with a child custody dispute, you’re better off taking a holistic approach to the issue....

How does joint legal custody impact school choice?

The parents of any child are rightfully concerned with the decisions of any issue that impact their child, especially larger decision with long-term effects. That concern does not diminish following a divorce, whether a parent retains physical custody of the child or...